Tag archive for ‘review’
MP Girsha Heyliger-Marten (UP)
By The Publisher On Wednesday, May 20th, 2020
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MP Heyliger-Marten wants review of Kingdom Charter – UPDATED

~ MP Heyliger-Marten: “Time to correct 65 years of wrongs and revisit 10-10-10” ~ Wants review of Kingdom Charter – Motion carried by Parliament 12 for and 3 against. PHILIPSBURG — Member of Parliament More...

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By The Publisher On Tuesday, April 21st, 2020
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Draft 2020 budget meets with criticism

PHILIPSBURG – The draft 2020 budget closes with a deficit of 263.2 million guilders ($147 million). Expenditures total 610.5 million and revenue 347.3 million. The Council of Advice is critical of the budget: More...

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By The Publisher On Wednesday, April 8th, 2020
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Dr. Emsley D. Tromp’s take on the CFTs’ recommendations to the RMR

PHILIPSBURG — In response to the advice the CFT has given to the Kingdom Council of Ministers (KCOM; or Rijksministerraad, RMR) on the request of Curacao for financial aid. We believe this analysis of Dr. More...

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By The Publisher On Sunday, March 15th, 2020
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Pointe Blanche prison remains a major headache

PHILIPSBURG – Inmates at the Pointe Blanche prison have finally had enough. A group of 37 inmates is going to court on Friday, March 20, in an attempt to force the authorities to relocate them to prison facilities More...

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By The Publisher On Tuesday, October 1st, 2019
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The pros and cons of US Pre-clearance – Part 3

Part 3 in a multi-part series about US Pre-Clearance for St. Maarten and the SXM Airport. Read the nuts and bolts of pre-clearance and what it will take to make things happen in this third installment. A review. LOGIN More...

Arrival Pavilion SXM Airport 20180323
By The Publisher On Sunday, September 29th, 2019
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The nuts and bolts of US Pre-clearance for St. Maarten – Part 2

Part 2 in a multi-part series about US Pre-Clearance for St. Maarten and the SXM Airport. Read what exactly is pre-clearance and what it involves in this second installment. A review. LOGIN TO READ MORE... THIS More...

CBCS SXM Headoffice
By The Publisher On Wednesday, August 28th, 2019
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CBCS Annual Report review: Decline in official reserves (Part 3)

Sound policy response needed WILLEMSTAD/PHILIPSBURG – “The deepening current account deficit of the balance of payments of the monetary union and gradual slippage in the gross official reserves require a sound More...

CBCS Central Bank Head Offce in St. Maarten
By The Publisher On Wednesday, August 28th, 2019
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CBCS Annual Report review: Curaçao and Sint Maarten economies contract (Part 2)

Circumstances challenging in 2018 WILLEMSTAD/PHILIPSBURG – “The economic circumstances in the monetary union remained challenging in 2018 with both Curaçao and Sint Maarten recording a contraction,” Centrale More...

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By The Publisher On Wednesday, August 28th, 2019
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CBCS Annual Report review: Central Bank on balanced budget rule (Part 1)

Consolidation is crucial at a calibrated pace WILLEMSTAD/PHILIPSBURG – Acting president of the Centrale Bank van Curaçao en Sint Maarten Bob Traa stated in the Bank’s 2018 Annual Report that one of the challenges More...

MP Rolando Brison in Parliament
By The Publisher On Sunday, August 18th, 2019
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MP Rolando Brison refutes legal review of his inquiry-proposal by Dutch attorney

PHILIPSBURG – In response to the criticism expressed by Dutch attorney Wim van Sambeek in an article titled “Mullet Bay Parliamentary Inquiry-proposal fully misses the point”, member of Parliament Rolando More...